28K+ headsets deployed & 1.6M+ sessions conducted in VR to date!
While it may be hard to believe, we’ll be waving goodbye to 2022 in a matter of days, and saying hello to 2023! It’s been quite a year here at Strivr, and we are so proud of the work that our teams have accomplished to expand the footprint of VR in the enterprise.
To date, Strivr has deployed over 28,000 headsets and conducted over 1.6 million sessions in VR! This momentum has been catapulted by many of the milestones we achieved this year, and we are excited to take a walk down memory lane and recap them for posterity here. From our latest funding round to new products and partnerships, it’s a good time to commemorate these accomplishments as we close out the year and look forward to the continued innovation and evolution we drive and embrace as an industry in 2023!
Raised $35M in Series B Funding
VC raised from investors: Georgian, Accenture, Workday Ventures & Bank of America
In April, we closed our Series B extension, with $35M in funding from both existing and new investors, including Georgian, Accenture, Workday Ventures, and Bank of America. With the backing from these institutions, we’ve already been able to accelerate the delivery of our industry-leading immersive upskilling and reskilling solutions to the enterprise and beyond!
Expanded Leadership Team
Promoted CTO Aneesh Kulkarni, CPO Nata Kuribko & welcomed Sales VP Emily Harborne
Internally, we’ve had exciting developments for our executive team with our VP of Engineering, Aneesh Kulkarni, promoted to CTO, our VP of Product & Data Science, Nata Kuribko, promoted to CPO, and we welcomed Emily Harborne as our new VP of Sales. Leading key functions within our organization, these executives make it their mission to ensure Strivr remains the industry-leading enterprise VR solution for learning and workforce performance, and work tirelessly to identify new opportunities to accelerate the adoption of VR across the Fortune 1000.
Launched Strivr Software Development Kit (SDK)
Expanded access for developers to create VR content for the Fortune 1000
In July, we embarked on an exciting new chapter of Strivr’s platform offering by launching our new SDK (software developer kit). Now developers around the world are able to contribute to our content library, and gain access to develop content for some of the largest companies in the world. This is an important step for the future of Strivr, as we continue to see growth in our customer base, and the types of training modules and programs we’ll be offering.
Launched Strivr Partner Program
Ecosystem of content, technology, and services providers accelerating enterprise VR adoption
Perhaps one of the most exciting milestones from this year was the announcement of our new Partner Program this October. Joined by industry leaders including Accenture, Start Beyond, Qualcomm, and Pico, we are working together to provide VR learning solutions that enable upskilling and reskilling of the enterprise workforce at scale. We know that companies face challenges in hiring, retention, and engagement that can best be solved by offering more engaging and effective training, so we launched this program to bring together an ecosystem of companies who share our vision to elevate performance through immersive experience.
Joined the XR Association
Committing to propel and accelerate advancements in the XR industry
Another important development for Strivr this year was joining the XR Association. The XRA is an important organization that is working closely with industry leaders to make both XR development and adoption more responsible. We’re proud to be part of this consortium of companies ensuring that XR is safer and more reliable for all who use it.
We are very proud of the growth, evolution, and advancement we’ve seen in 2022. We are optimistic that the work we’ve done and the relationships we’ve fostered with industry leaders will serve as a launching pad for many more exciting milestones and breakthroughs for VR in years to come. We can’t wait to see what’s around the corner in 2023!